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Leasehold Enfranchisement

Volume 934: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State in Northern Ireland if he will introduce legislation to seek to enable leasehold house owners in Northern Ireland to purchase the land, rendering them freehold land or house owners.

Provision already exists under the Leasehold (Enlargement and Extension) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 to enable most home owners to redeem their ground rents on payment of a capital sum.